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Simplifying and Unifying The Digital in Aviation

Aviation 4.0 brought a wave of significant changes in the aerospace industry operations through digitization and automation. The transformations helped carriers create alternate revenue sources to cope with the squeezing profit margins. Also, major carriers utilized new technologies to optimize operations and safety while enhancing customer satisfaction through efficient workflows and better services.
What's next? Discussions around the future transformations have surfaced essential backend requirements for the next-gen smart aircraft. Centralized data and digital package handling, and collaborative interfaces, mass personalizations, faster time to market, and certification cycles are a few of them. The requirements also highlight the need for modern on-board IFEC, crew, and IoT systems.
The question is, how can the carriers, airframers, integrators, and OEMs move from distributed to simple, unified digital systems? We need to think of the barriers stopping the industry from becoming agile, overcoming the complexities, costs, and time challenges associated with current digital backend and processes that lead to fragmentation.
Currently, any service provider aiming to give wings to its digital services, or a carrier or integrator aiming to have multiple applications on its on-board entertainment or crew system has to go through the rigorous DO-178C certification process even for its non-safety critical software.
Luckily, there's no need to reinvent the wheel; the best practices in the software industry have already given us the tools and know-how that can help us solve these regulatory challenges. Axinom, with vast experience in software domain and a ten-year involvement in aerospace, has brought together the best of both worlds by building products optimized explicitly for aviation needs, making the dream of a smarter aircraft possible. The products take care of management, delivery, deployment, and security of digital content and services both on-board and on-ground, opening unlimited avenues for smart systems, shared-business models, and never seen before time-to-market. Moreover, companies can realize a significant reduction in certification and testing needs, allowing them to focus on what's important, i.e., a memorable passenger experience with smoother behind-the-scenes workflows.
Axinom IFS (In-Flight Services) drastically reduces the costs and time of digital service deployment on-board an aircraft. With its modular architecture, the IFS unifies the management, data channels, and deployment of any or all services, streamlining the workflows for stakeholders. It allows granular control over the service orchestration, deployment, and hardware resources. Moreover, as the platform simplifies the process for certification of each digital service, the costs incurred in certifying the platform can be amortized, and ancillary revenues can be generated through shared business models and via connected services and innovative e-commerce.
For a connected and seamless experience throughout, Axinom also offers products for IFEC content management (Axinom CMS), data synchronization (Axinom CDS), and security (Axinom DRM). These products are widely used, by major industry players, owing to their automated workflows and extensive feature set built explicitly for aerospace needs.
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